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Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Implant Overdentures

Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Implant Overdentures

Hamid R. Shafie

ISBN: 978-1-118-69692-7

May 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

247 pages

$145.99

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Dr. Hamid Shafie’s Clinical and Laboratory Manual of Implant Overdentures is a ground-breaking guide to this popular and effective treatment modality, which is increasingly seen as the standard of care for the fully edentulous patient. This highly practical step-by-step handbook provides the dentist and laboratory technician with essential instruction and sound clinical support, demystifying this complex subject through systematic evaluation of the available attachment systems to produce treatment plans to best suit the patient’s needs.

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CONTRIBUTORS, xiii

FOREWORD, xv
Dennis Tarnow

FOREWORD, xvi
Zhimon Jacobson

INTRODUCTION, 1
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1 Patient Preferences Expectations, 3
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2 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, 11
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3 Surgical Guide and Diagnostic Stent, 24
Hamid Shafie, Wolfram Stein, and Amir Juzbasic

4 Principles of Attachment Selection, 31
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5 Stud Attachments, 37
Hamid Shafie and James Ellison

6 Bar Attachments, 63
Hamid Shafie and James Ellison

7 Spark Erosion, 85
Hamid Shafie, Eduard Eisenmann, and Gunter Rubeling

8 Success with Implant Overdenture, 104
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9 Occlusion and Implant-Supported Overdenture, 112
Hamid Shafie and Frank Luaciello

10 Surgical Considerations for Implant Overdenture, 132
Richard Green, George Obeid, Eskow, and Hamid Shafie

11 Straumann Implant System, 153
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12 Endopore Dental Implant System, 161
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13 Overdenture Implants, 168
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14 Loading Approaches for Mandibular Implant Overdentures, 192
Dittmar May, George Romanos, and Hamid Shafie

15 Clinical Applications for the Measurement of Implant Stability Using Osstell Mentor, 206
Hamid Shafie and Neil Meredith

16 Follow Up and Maintenance of the Implant Overdenture, 210
Robert Eskow, Valerie Sternberg Smith and Roy Eskow

17 Core Principles of the Successful Implant Practice, 216
Sean Crabtree, Paul Homoly, Andress Charalabous, Peter Warkentin, and Kornelius Warkentin

INDEX, 233

“All phases of implant overdenture therapy are covered. The outstanding clinical documentations and illustrations are presented step by step and easy to follow. Dr. Shafie and his contributors provided the clinician and all members of the implant team excellent material that covers all facets of the implant practice and specifically the implant overdenture. This book will serve as a must-have reference, even for the experienced clinicians. This is an outstanding and complete book for implant overdentures.” (Implant Dentistry, September 2008)

"Dr Shafie and his contributors provide the clinician and all members of the implant team with excellent material that covers all facets of the implant practice and specifically the implant overdenture. This book will serve as a must-have reference, even for the experienced clinician. The detailed illustrations and supportive clinical documentations are easy to follow and address every step, form initial consultation to final delivery and recall.

This is an outstanding and complete book for implant overdentures." (Implant Dentistry)  

*Instructs clinicians in selecting and placing implant-supported overdentures
*Includes an accessible, intuitive taxonomy for classifying attachments
*Lists clinical indications and contraindications for each attachment assembly
*Placement techniques described in detail and depicted in color photographs and schematic illustrations
*Tips for presenting appealing treatment plans to potential candidates